Child Protection Guidance 2021

National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland 2021 Part 1: The context for child protection 7 Version 1.0 September 2021 Part 1: The Context for Child Protection Key definitions and concepts Definitions of ‘child’ Definitions of parents and carers What is child abuse and neglect? What is child protection? What is harm and significant harm? Named person, lead professional, child’s plan Child protection register Principles and standards for child protection Safety and rights Child’s experience Workforce Information sharing Professional judgement Consent Involvement of children Guiding principles Records management Key legislation relating to child protection Duties to protect